|Insight: Pension Changes / Capitol Chat / "The Reunion" / Birds of Chicago|
Pension Changes - Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law historic pension changes this week. The latest move is the largest rollback of public employee pensions ever and is projected to save California taxpayers billions of dollars and improve the state's credit rating. Critics of the changes say they go too far or not far enough. Supporters say it's a step in the right direction. And a lot of Californians are still unsure what to think...
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|Insight: Capitol Chat / Infectious Diseases / Birds of Chicago / Sound Advice - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat Capital Public Radio's State Government Reporter Katie Orr joins us for this week's Capitol Chat to talk about the case against State Senator Ron Calderon. He was indicted last week. Also, the state assembly and senate are expected to vote on the emergency $680 million drought release plan. Infectious Diseases There are some nasty infectious diseases taking up residence in Northern California this year...
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